Juxtapoz Magazine – Smithe is the “Savant”

Juxtapoz Magazine – Smithe is the “Savant”

Ryan Joseph Gallery is excited to welcome back Smithe for his upcoming solo exhibition, Savant. The exhibition will feature new paintings, illustrations and sculptural work. Smithe is a Méxican illustrator & muralist currently based in Mexico City. He is influenced by old local comics, graphic style of the 50’s, Japanese anime and Sci-Fi movies. At…

How Is Artificial Intelligence Changing Art History?

How Is Artificial Intelligence Changing Art History?

The AI image generator DALL-E’s response to the prompt “Mondrian painting of a tomato climbing a ladder by the sea” (courtesy DALL-E) People get up in arms whenever the hand of the artist is detached from the final artwork. “Are photographs real art?” they muttered in the 19th Century. “God I hate this Pollock guy,”…

Oversized Animal Sculptures by Quentin Garel Weigh the Prideful Pursuit of Hunting for Sport — Colossal

Oversized Animal Sculptures by Quentin Garel Weigh the Prideful Pursuit of Hunting for Sport — Colossal

 Art #animals #bronze #Quentin Garel #sculpture #wood November 17, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Quentin Garel and Galerie LJ, shared with permission Through oversized faces of primates and busts of elephant calf and cow, French artist Quentin Garel examines the pomp and gratuitous impulse behind hunting for sport. His large-scale sculptures cast in bronze or…

Aleksandr Babarikin – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Aleksandr Babarikin – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Originally from Belarus, photographer Aleksandr Babarikin moved to New York a little over a year ago. Working full-time as a software engineer, he has been making photographs as a hobby for the past two years, and hopes to eventually focus on his photography full-time. With his images, taken throughout New York, Babarikin hopes to convey…

Juxtapoz Magazine – Exploring Rammellzee’s Gothic Futurism

Juxtapoz Magazine – Exploring Rammellzee’s Gothic Futurism

The immersive world of the polyhedric graffiti writer, visual artist, musician, lyricist, performer, fashion designer, innovator and philosopher Rammellzee lands in Los Angeles this November. The exhibition surveys his oeuvre from his graffiti beginnings on the A train in the mid-1970s to his fine arts and performance practice developed over the following three decades. A…

The Greatest Memes From the Twitter Dumpster Fire

The Greatest Memes From the Twitter Dumpster Fire

A cartoon by Bruno Lanza satirizes Elon Musk as Twitter hangs in the balance. (artwork courtesy Bruno Lanza) Watching movies about the apocalypse, I’m always struck by the same annoying thought: It would be more realistic if their characters were doom-scrolling on Twitter! Going on Twitter has become the definitive and reflexive mechanism for processing…

The Denizens of ‘Submersia’ Breathe New Life into Ancient Artifacts in Oil Portraits by Kajahl — Colossal

The Denizens of ‘Submersia’ Breathe New Life into Ancient Artifacts in Oil Portraits by Kajahl — Colossal

 Art #art history #Kajahl #oil painting #painting #portraits #water November 18, 2022 Kate Mothes “Amphibian Resurfaced” (2022), oil on canvas, 60 x 48 inches. All images © Kajahl, shared with permission courtesy of moniquemeloche From his studio overlooking Monterey Bay, California, Kajahl has created a new series of paintings that draw inspiration from the…

“The Same As You” by Photographer Leia Ankers

“The Same As You” by Photographer Leia Ankers

A selection of images by British photographer Leia Ankers. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of three, Ankers’ series is informed by her personal experience and the desire to change our perceptions of people with dual sensory impairment and other disabilities. “Since a young age I have stigmatised myself through my differences…. It became…